Israeli forces kill Palestinian north of Ramallah

RAMALLAH, A Palestinian youth was shot dead by the Israeli forces in the village of Abwein, north of Ramallah, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Tuesday.

The ministry, however, did not name the victim, but Israeli army identified him as 19-year-old Omar Abulila.

Israeli military sources said that a military force surrounded a building where Abulila was hiding and killed him in an ensuing exchange of fire.

Israel accuses Abulila of carrying out Sunday’s attack which left one Israeli soldier and one settler killed.

Source: Kuwait News Agency